Willmar man hurt in crash north of Milan
MILAN -- A 39-year-old Willmar man was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash north of Milan this morning.
According to the State Patrol, Alejandro J. Gallegos was driving a 1997 Ford Taurus southbound on State Highway 7 when he fell asleep. The vehicle crossed the centerline, left the roadway, crossed an ice-covered drainage ditch and struck numerous trees.
The crash was reported around 9:50 a.m. The Chippewa County Sheriff's office also responded.
Gallegos was not wearing his seatbelt.